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Re: possible MMBF regarding Depends: locales without | locales-all?

On 2020-05-10 11:17 +0200, Ralf Treinen wrote:

> Hello,
> On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 06:57:31AM +0000, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
>> 	Unless I deeply misunderstand how locales work in Debian,
>> 	I believe that any dependency on the ‘locales’ package is ought
>> 	to be satisfied with locales-all as well.
>> 	Could the maintainers of the packages below please check if the
>> 	‘| locales-all’ alternative can indeed be added to Depends:?
>> 	(I’ve tried to limit the list to testing, but some slippage from
>> 	stable might have occurred.  My apologies if that’s the case.)
> Doesn't that mean that locales-all rather should Provide all the
> individual locales ?

The locales package also contains three small programs and the
/etc/locale.alias file, neither of which are provided by locales-all.


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